Orienteering | Pennine Outdoor Pursuits


Often referred to as cunning running or car rallying on foot, orienteering is an ideal activity for small or large groups. We can tailor an orienteering event to suit your needs and the courses can be short, long, fast or slow.

Half Day Orienteering Event

This is an excellent introduction for anyone wishing to try orienteering for the first time. The activity starts with a safety brief followed by an introduction to the maps of the course. Your instructor will demonstrate how to read the map and then lead you to your first marker. You may use the activity as an introduction to map reading wand walk the course or you may wish to make it competitive, the choice is yours.

One Day Orienteering Skills Training Course

A perfect way to find out the basic skills of orienteering. The day starts with an introduction to the maps and compasses followed by a demonstration. You then have the opportunity to try a small course without a time limit. This session continues to polish p on any techniques before the large course. After lunch you will be given the maps to the large course and set off either as individuals or in groups, depending on your ability and requirements.

Advanced Orienteering Skills Training Course

This specialist day course covers detail navigation and route planning. This course is ideal for those wishing to take up orienteering and for those who wish to assist instructors.

Orienteering Events

We can arrange a special orienteering event for your school, college or club.


Tuesday, August 21, 2018